Timeline of war
April 13

Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recorded 1,892 deaths and 2,558 injuries to civilians in Ukraine. – OHCHR


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, 191 Ukrainian children have died, 349 children have been injured. Most victims among children are from the Donetsk region. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 13 April (approximation): 19800 troops; 739 tanks; 1946 armored vehicles; 358 artillery systems 115 MLRS; 64 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 158 aircraft; 143 helicopters; 1429 military auto vehicles; 7 military boats; 76 fuel tanks; 132 tactical UAVs; 25 special military equipment; 4 mobile SRBM systems. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


Russian occupiers are using 13 mobile crematoria to burn the bodies of killed civilians in Mariupol. – Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Internal Affairs


Russian aggressors have forcibly deported more than 500,000 Ukrainians to the Russian Federation. – Volodymyr Zelenskyi, President of Ukraine


Due to the Russian aggression, Ukraine has become one of the countries most contaminated with explosive remnants in the world. – State Emergency Service of Ukraine


Due to the Russian military aggression against Ukraine, Russia and Belarus have lost their right to representation in the Bologna Process. – Serhii Shkarlet, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine


Civilian casualties on April 13: 7 people have been killed and 39 injured in the Kharkiv, Donetsk, and Luhansk regions due to the shellings by Russian troops. – Information from Regional Military Administrations


Russian soldiers committed yet another war crime in the Kherson region in the village of Pravdino, Belozersk Territorial Community. The occupants shot seven people and then blew up the house with the victims. – Kherson regional prosecutor’s office.


On April 13, Ukrainian anti-aircraft gunners shot down two Russian fighter jets in the Kharkiv region. – Press Service of the Air Force Command of the AFU


Cases of sexual violence by Russian soldiers against civilians have been recorded in all regions of Ukraine that have been liberated. The victims include women, men, elderly people, teenagers and children. – Ukrainian Government Commissioner for Gender Policy Kateryna Levchenko


More than 100 cases of the brutal killing of civilians by Russian soldiers have been confirmed on the territory of the Sumy region. This is not the final figure; the search for missing persons continues. – head of the Sumy Regional Military Administration Dmytro Zhywicki


The crimes committed by the Russian army are within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court. – Karim Khan, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court


A priest of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine and 150 captured Ukrainian soldiers are being brutally tortured by Russians. They are being held in a detention center in the Belgorod region of Russia. – Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmila Denysova


In the seaport of Mariupol, Russian troops seized the crews of two foreign civilian ships. – Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Liudmila Denysova

See the war

goodbyes on a train station
A couple says their goodbyes at the Pokrovsk train station, the Donetsk region. Yulia evacuates from the war hotspot, and Roman’s rotation to the frontline begins on the next day. August 5, 2022.

By Wolfgang Schwan

Ukrainian soldiers
Ukrainian defenders.

By Arsen Petrov

kharkiv after shelling
People in front of a damaged residential building in Kharkiv. July 2022.

By Elizaveta Servatynska / Suspilne

residential building damage in Ukraine
Nikopol, a Ukrainian town located 7 km away from the Zaporizhzhia NPP, is constantly shelled. August 15, 2022.

By Konstantin Liberov

A four-legged soldier
A four-legged soldier from the Defense Forces of Ukraine in protective equipment.

Photo from General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Neighbors help clean out the debris and rebuild house in Novoselivka village, Chernihiv region.

Photo: Evgeny Maloletka

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